Tom Price (actor)

Tom Price (born 12 July 1980 in Hereford) is a British actor, voice-over artist and stand-up comedian originally from Monmouth, Wales.[1] He is most noted for being the creator of hit Channel 4 quiz format Wogan's Perfect Recall and for portraying Andy Davidson in Torchwood.

Tom Price
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Tom Price at "The Hub", a Torchwood Convention
Thomas Price

(1980-07-12) 12 July 1980 (age 39)
Hereford, England
OccupationActor, comedian, radio presenter
Spouse(s)Beth Morrey
Children2 sons


Price's comedy career began in 1998 when he co-starred in a revue at Monmouth School, These Charming Men. He continued acting as a student at Warwick University, where he studied English Literature. After graduating, he turned down a place at drama school and moved to London. HIs first TV appearance was playing a waiter in an episode of Absolute Power. He is known to television audiences for being one of the stars of the Five comedy sketch show Swinging. He has also appeared in a recurring role as police officer Andy Davidson in a number of episodes of Torchwood, a spin-off from the long running science fiction series Doctor Who. In 2008 he starred in the BBC Three sketch show The Wrong Door and filmed the role of Darrin Stephens in a pilot UK remake of Bewitched, which never got aired. Other TV appearances include Doctors (2009) and Secret Diary of a Call Girl (2010). Price also featured in Renault TV's program The Key. In 2011 Price reprised the role of Andy Davidson in Torchwood: Miracle Day, airing on BBC One and US premium television network Starz.[2]

In addition to his TV performances Price has appeared in the films The Boat that Rocked and Hereafter.[3]

In 2011 he appeared in an 8-part comedy reality series called World Series of Dating on BBC3[4] with Rob Riggle. He was most recently a regular alongside Ruth Jones in Stella and appeared in recent series of Count Arthur Strong and Episodes.


Price often performs as a stand-up comedian across the UK and internationally.

He took his debut stand-up show, Say When, to the Edinburgh Festival in 2011,[5] and a reviewer described his comedic style as "easygoing, good-natured autobiographical".[6]

He returned to Edinburgh in 2014 with his show "Not as Nice as He Looks",[7] which was described by one reviewer as "refreshing, innovative and frighteningly funny".[8]

In Autumn 2014, Tom supported Stephen Merchant on his European Tour.


Price appeared as Gordon, a young drunken doctor, in the BBC Radio 4 comedy show Rigor Mortis for three series, alongside Peter Davison, Geoffrey Whitehead, Matilda Ziegler and, for series one, Tracy-Ann Oberman. His radio credits also include the Torchwood Radio Play Asylum, in which he reprised his role as Andy.

He hosts the BBC Radio Wales comedy news show "The Leak with Tom Price", which began in September 2014. Prior to that, he regularly hosted the topical comedy radio show What's the Story? on the same station.[9]

In October 2016 Tom became the weekend afternoon host on Magic radio. From September 2017 Tom became the weekend breakfast show host on Magic Radio (6 am – 10 am), taking over from Harriet Scott who was to become the new weekday breakfast show host alongside Ronan Keating.

Other workEdit

Price was also one of the presenters of BBC3's Destination Three. He also presented Senseless on MTV. In 2014 he narrated the ITV1 documentary "Quads".[10] In advertising he has appeared in Velvet Triple Soft and Trident "Mastication for the Nation" adverts, and has been the voice of Nescafe. He has performed in a Virgin Atlantic advert and appeared in jingles on the comedy podcast Answer Me This!.[11] He has also played the part of the PG Tips' Monkey. He has also reprised his role as Andy Davidson in a number of Torchwood audio stories produced by Big Finish Productions.[12]


Year(s) Title Role More information
2014 Episodes Aaron TV Series – [1] at IMDb
Stella Andy TV Series – Stella at IMDb
Topsy and Tim Paul TV Series – Topsy and Tim at IMDb
2013 The Search for Simon Simon (older) Movie – The Search for Simon at IMDb
2012 Walk or Fly Maths Teacher TV Series – Walk or Fly at IMDb
World Series of Dating James Chetwyn-Talbot TV Series – World Series of Dating at IMDb
2011 Holy Flying Circus Tim Rice TV movie
My Family Boy TV episode "Germs of Endearment"
2010 DOA Luke Chambers TV Movie D.O.A at IMDb
Hereafter Man Hereafter at IMDb
Secret Diary of a Call Girl Simon Episode #3.3
2009 Doctors Richie Dunston TV Episode – "Rivals"
Hotel Trubble Prince Wally TV Episode – "Royal Trubble"
The Boat That Rocked Undisclosed The Boat That Rocked on IMDb
2008 The Wrong Door various The Wrong Door at IMDb
2007 The Scum Also Rises Billy TV Movie – The Scum Also Rises at IMDb
Living with Two People You Like Individually... But Not as a Couple Craig TV Series – Living with Two People You Like Individually... But Not as a Couple at IMDb
Nuclear Secrets Pragnell, Max TV mini-series – Nuclear Secrets at IMDb
2006–2011 Torchwood Andy Davidson Recurring role
2005 Swinging various TV Programme – Swinging at IMDb
Absolute Power Waiter TV Series – Absolute Power at IMDb


  1. ^ "Tom Price". The Comedy Club. Archived from the original on 7 February 2012. Retrieved 7 April 2012.
  2. ^ "Torchwood: Week Three Filming". Doctor Who News. 30 January 2011. Retrieved 25 September 2012.
  3. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 28 January 2011. Retrieved 3 February 2011.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ "World Series of Dating". BBC. 23 July 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
  5. ^ Edinburgh Festival 2011 listings
  6. ^ Kettle, James (23 July 2011). "This week's new comedy". The Guardian. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 15 January 2015. Retrieved 15 January 2015.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  8. ^
  9. ^ What's the Story? on BBC Radio Wales
  10. ^[permanent dead link]
  11. ^ "ANSWER ME THIS! Best Internet Programme 2011 – Sony Radio Academy Awards (Gold)". Retrieved 25 September 2012.
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